8" Walking Scenting Bear by Late Peter Parr (1970-2012)

Peter Parr

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Inuit art: Walking Bear     
Inuit Artist: Peter Parr
Size: 8" long, 7" tall, 3­­­­" deep. Weight: 4.1 lbs
Community: Caper Dorset, NU
Stone: Serpentine 
id: 10094984-cdj

This is a gorgeous walking bear by the acclaimed Inuit artist late Peter Parr (son of Nuna Parr) from Cape Dorset.

One of the last dancing bears by him, possibly the last one.

Here is the tragic story that occurred with the late Peter Parr. CBC - Peter Parr.

The beautiful and warm brown stone is what immediately attracted me to this piece. I have always been drawn to carvings done in this specific colour as it illuminates its entire surroundings and your audience will immediately take notice when entering the room.

The overall composition is very dynamic and lively. It is polished to perfection with a high gloss effect as well as immaculate and crisp proportions. This is as nice as they come for bears as it is a classic Peter Parr bear.

It is carved beautifully and stands with much grace.

It comes with an Igloo Tag (Certified of Authenticity), signed on the bottom both.

Peter Parr (1970-2012)

Alternative Names:
• Parr Parr
• Peter Parr
Name Institute City Country
Inuit Sculpture Gallery Marie-Louise Wirth Zurich Switzerland
Sculpture and Graphics from Cape Dorset Art Space Gallery Philadelphia USA
The Next Generation (illustrated broshure) Orca Aart Gallery Chicago USA

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